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MELANIE GOERKE, LEED Green Associate

517-974-8151 | goerkeme@msu.edu | www.goerkeportfolio.weebly.com


735 E Shaw Ln, East Owen Hall, RM 113 East Lansing, MI 48825

EDUCATION
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF PLANNING, DESIGN, & CONSTRUCTION East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Science in Construction Management 8/2013 12/2017

Participated in a federally funded OSHA Grant Project SH-26316-SH4, Safety in Structural Steel Fabricator and Supply
Company Warehousing Activities Training Program.
Partnership with the Michigan DNR to conduct energy assessments and low-technology energy audits of individual
buildings on Belle Isle, Michigan. Five buildings assessed since Fall 2013.
Placeholder for research/HELP grant, Growing Trend in Single-Family Housing Subdivisions for Rent; academic
publication forthcoming.
Member of the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 NAHB Residential Construction Competition Team.
East Lansing City Council Building Board of Appeals. Term January 1, 2017 December 31, 2019.
EXPERIENCE

MICHIGAN ENERGY OPTIONS East Lansing, MI


Data & Research Management 1/2016 - Present
Comprehensive data collection and management for 61 Michigan Utility Companies.
Analyzed and quantified energy cost saving reports for 13 multi-family properties throughout the state, co-
conducted ASHRAE Level II Energy Audits.
Identified potential grant partners and requirements for energy efficiency related collaborative projects in
Michigan and studied nationwide trends in renewable energy.
Aided in developing marketing materials including postcards, infographics, and case study reports.
Assisted the ongoing outreach for the East Lansing Community Solar Park.
FERGUSON DEVELOPMENT, LLC Lansing, MI
Property Development Intern 5/2017 9/2017
Assisted in developing Real Estate and Financial Agreements in collaboration with all development team parties.
Consulted with team members on proper use, layout, characteristics, and development of site.
Formulated weekly meeting outlines and led initiative on compiling progress updates, communication, and tasks
to be completed by all parties.
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT East Lansing, MI
Coordinator, Alumni Golf Outing Summer 2015, 2016, and 2017
Accurately monitored and tracked logistic information for 489 golfers, 129 company sponsorships, and
approximately $83,000 in net profit for the Construction Management Program over the course of three years.
Restructured eight-page master task-list and unified the executive golf committee on improvements needed.
Developed two detailed instructions manuals for successor and executive committee including all historical data
from previous outings through 2013.
CENTER FOR ANTI-COUNTERFEITING AND PRODUCT PROTECTION East Lansing, MI
Executive Research Assistant 8/2016 8/2017
Pursued research focusing on building product/material counterfeiting and environmental crime.
Developed comprehensive knowledge-based curricula for brand protection and trademark registration nationwide.
Generated 42 legislative briefs on anti-counterfeiting statutes in 12 different states.
RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION REMODELING & RENOVATION Metro Detroit, MI
Assistant, family-run business 8/2009-8/2017
Primary market was luxury home kitchen/bath remodeling and renovation, including flooring, cabinets, and
countertops. Average of 12 projects per year, ranging in size from 3,500 sq ft 8,000 sq ft.
Duties included material layout and storage, purchase orders, floor plan layout and creation using AutoCAD and
exposure to the bidding and pre-construction processes.
SKILL SET

TECHNICAL : 2D/3D AutoCAD, Google Sketch-up, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Revit, Primavera 6, D4 Cost
Estimating, Conceptual Cost Estimating, Timberline, On-Screen Takeoff, Hand-Drafting, Wego-Wise (utility tracking),
Salesforce, EPA Portfolio Manager, Microsoft Office Suite, Quickbooks.